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An account is given of the possibilities of increasing urban tourism in Catalonia. Strategies for increasing visitor numbers, improving and increasing tourist attractions, prolonging the tourist season and encouraging physical, economic and social regeneration in historic cities and towns are...

Author(s)
André, M.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2003, 6, 12, pp 11-17
Abstract

Information is presented on development of rural tourism in Catalonia, Spain, as a factor contributing to socio-economic development in rural areas. Data are tabulated on rural tourism development in autonomous regions of Spain during 1990-2002. Data are tabulated on tourist accommodation...

Author(s)
Tudel, G. F.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2003, 7, 13, pp 17-24
Abstract

Both the innovation in tourism products and the internationalization of the destinations are two of the main concerns of the tourism managers. Diversification of tourism activity is even more evident in rural and mountain destinations where the seasonality of tourism has a higher trace. In this...

Author(s)
FustéForné, F.
Publisher
Federal University of Alagoas, Penedo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Iberoamericana de Turismo (RITUR), 2015, 5, 2, pp 3-26
Abstract

From January to August 2002, 16.9 million foreigners, of which 60% were tourists, visited Catalonia, representing an increase of 14% over the previous year. Of the tourists, 27% were French, 16% Belgian or Dutch, 15% British, 13% German and 6% Italian. The preferred holiday destinations were the...

Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2002, 6, 11, pp 45-60
Abstract

An account is given of the scope for religious tourism of the monastery of Montserrat 40 km from Barcelona, the sanctuary at Nuria in the Freser Valley and the Cistercian monastery route (which includes the monasteries of Poblet and Santes Creus). Details are given of the tourist facilities...

Author(s)
Calaf, L. S.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2003, 6, 12, pp 18-23
Abstract

The effectiveness of sustainable tourism policies to cope with mass tourism is challenged. The study is based on the comparative analysis of three sun and sand destinations in three different phases: L'Estartit (Costa Brava), Cayo Coco (Cuba) and Saltburn (United Kingdom).

Author(s)
Mundet, L.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya, 1999, No. 5, pp 11-18
Abstract

Various suggestions are made for the development of sustainable ecotourism, including transport, accommodation, tourist activities and the preservation of local landscapes and culture.

Author(s)
Biosca i Vidal, D.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2002, 6, 11, pp 12-17
Abstract

An illustrated account is given of the life and work of the famous Catalan artist and architect Antoni Gaudi, who died in 1929. He designed a large number of buildings in Barcelona, including La Casa Batlló, La Pedrera and the cathedral of La Sagrada Familia, as well as the unique Park Güell, all...

Author(s)
Usón, C. L.; Sellarés, M. A.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2002, 6, 10, pp 11-20
Abstract

The factors which contribute to British holidaymakers deciding to visit Catalonia, Spain are described. These factors include: its beaches, Port Aventura theme park and the attractions found in Barcelona and Montserrat. It is argued that understanding this market niche is important because it is...

Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya, 1999, No. 5, pp 4-10
Abstract

An account is given of the possibilities of developing tourism in non-coastal areas in Tarragona. It is suggested that there is ample scope for development, in particular in the Prades mountains and other mountainous areas at Monsant, Llevant, Pandols and Cavalls, which could be developed for...

Author(s)
Calabuig, J.
Publisher
Turisme de Catalunya, Barcelona, Spain
Citation
Estudis de Turisme de Catalunya , 2004, 8, 14, pp 18-23

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